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Mastering Knife Skills in Wood– Spoon Carving - DATE MOVED

Mastering Knife Skills in Wood– Spoon Carving - DATE MOVED

Wed, 22 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Start knife carving in wood - it's amazing what you can do with just a small axe and a couple of knives. Working with green unseasoned wood you will learn to use really...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

Stained Glass Taster - Simple Leaded Glass Framed Mirror - Moved from 2020

Stained Glass Taster - Simple Leaded Glass Framed Mirror - Moved from 2020

Fri, 24 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

This is a one day taste of what it's like to work in leaded stained glass. If you've always fancied having a go but want to dip your toe in on a smaller...

£70 £85

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Stained Glass - Creating a Glass Panel - Moved from 2020

Stained Glass - Creating a Glass Panel - Moved from 2020

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - Sun, 26 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Using light and colour to depict images and stories, stained glass has illuminated our lives for centuries. This two day workshop will enable you to create your own stained glass panel roughly the...

£170

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Feltmaking - All-in-One Shetland Felt Bag - Moved from 2020

Feltmaking - All-in-One Shetland Felt Bag - Moved from 2020

Thu, 30 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Using natural wool batts, learn how to create a bag on a simple resist using the wet felting process, shape an integrated handle and finish with a fastening. Your handfelted bag will ooze...

£70 £85

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2 spaces available

Pewtersmithing - Spoons - Moved from 2020

Pewtersmithing - Spoons - Moved from 2020

Thu, 30 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join pewtersmith Ella McIntosh for this great day using traditional metalwork techniques to create pewter spoons and scoops ideal for sugar, condiments or even your porridge! Perfect as a gift. During this day...

£85

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Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Plant Materials - Moved from 2020

Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Plant Materials - Moved from 2020

Sat, 2 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This will be an experimental, fun and therapeutic day exploring the magical art of papermaking using pulps made from waste papers and plant materials. Papermaking artist Niki Hampson of Pulpitations will share her...

£85

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Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe - Moved from 2020

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe - Moved from 2020

Sun, 3 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging - green (unseasoned) woodworking techniques. Join him for a wonderful day learning pole lathe turning. You will use ancient woodworking tools and techniques including...

£95

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Novice

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Feltmaking - Making, Working & Experimenting with Prefelts ( 6 x 3 hr afternoon sessions)  - Moved from 2020

Feltmaking - Making, Working & Experimenting with Prefelts ( 6 x 3 hr afternoon sessions) - Moved from 2020

Wed, 6 Oct 2021

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The course runs over 6 afternoon sessions - 6th, 13th & 20th October, 3rd, 10th & 17th November. Join feltmaker, Louise Curnin, and learn how to exploit techniques using prefelts in your work....

£160

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Blacksmith For a Day - Dragon Hooks & More! - Moved from 2020

Blacksmith For a Day - Dragon Hooks & More! - Moved from 2020

Sun, 10 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A perfect opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and mobile forges and you will go home with several creations from your day, including a...

£115

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Introduction to the Art of Glass Engraving - Moved from 2020

Introduction to the Art of Glass Engraving - Moved from 2020

Thu, 21 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Sandra Snaddon a Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers, learn a new skill and take home your very own piece of engraved glass. All equipment will be provided, and you will...

£85

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Novice

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Blacksmith For a Day

Blacksmith For a Day

Sun, 27 Mar 2022

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A perfect opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and mobile forges and you will go home with several creations from your day, including a...

£115

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All Levels

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The Craft of Green Wood Bowl Carving

The Craft of Green Wood Bowl Carving

Sat, 2 Apr 2022

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On this one-day introduction to the ancient craft of bowl carving with Mike Craig you will use traditional hand tools to carve your own bowl from native green timber. The joy of this...

£95

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Novice

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Loom Weaving - Become a Weaver....

Loom Weaving - Become a Weaver....

Fri, 8 Apr 2022 - Sat, 9 Apr 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful 2 days of weaving with Jan Beadle on a 4 shaft table loom. This 2 day format, allows time for you to learn the process from scratch from...

£170

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Blacksmithing - Sculptural Flowers for the Garden

Blacksmithing - Sculptural Flowers for the Garden

Sat, 30 Apr 2022

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Forge your own gorgeous gifts on this hands-on day whether you are new to blacksmithing or want to try your hand at something different. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings forges and anvils and you...

£115

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Blacksmithing - Fire + BBQ Tools with Ramshead Handles

Blacksmithing - Fire + BBQ Tools with Ramshead Handles

Sun, 1 May 2022

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A rare opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing - working hot metal by hand and finding out how to create a ramshead handle. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and...

£115

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Bookbinding - Leather Wrap Books

Bookbinding - Leather Wrap Books

Fri, 6 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kate Bowles makes handbound books using recycled papers and fabric. Join her to make your own leather wrap book. During this one-day workshop you will be introduced to the heritage craft of bookbinding...

£85

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1 spaces available

Introduction to Wet Felting - Textured Rock Pool Wall Hanging

Introduction to Wet Felting - Textured Rock Pool Wall Hanging

Sat, 7 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join feltmaker Louise Curnin for this workshop and get a real taste of the art of felt making. You will not only learn the basic skills needed to make flat felt from wool...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Textiles

Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Textiles

Wed, 11 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This will be an experimental, fun and therapeutic day exploring the magical art of papermaking using pulps made from waste papers and plant materials. Papermaking artist Niki Hampson of Pulpitations will share her...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Pewtersmithing: Jewellery with Patterns & Texture

Pewtersmithing: Jewellery with Patterns & Texture

Fri, 13 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Ella McIntosh to create your own stunning pewter jewellery. During this workshop you will be using a traditional jeweller's rolling mill to add texture and pattern to pewter with items such as...

£85

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African-Style Frame Basket in Plant Fibres

African-Style Frame Basket in Plant Fibres

Sat, 14 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one day workshop, Averil will help you explore the beauty and versatility of fibre basketry techniques. By the end of the day you will have created a small frame basket in...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Pewtersmithing: Vessels Using a Rolling Mill

Pewtersmithing: Vessels Using a Rolling Mill

Sat, 14 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This pewtersmithing workshop enables you to make a pewter vessel and revolves around the use of a piece of equipment called a 'rolling mill'. Under the guidance of Ella you will use the...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Willow for The Garden - Make a Hanging Pergola-Style Bird Table

Willow for The Garden - Make a Hanging Pergola-Style Bird Table

Sun, 15 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This beautiful pergola style bird table has an elegant overhanging roof which involves some challenging weaving. So ideally you will already have some experience of willow weaving before attending this workshop. Use willow...

£85

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Blacksmithing: Making a Dragon  Candle Holder

Blacksmithing: Making a Dragon Candle Holder

Sun, 22 May 2022

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An amazing opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and mobile forges and you will go home with a fabulous dragon candle holder design made...

£115

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Introduction to Lovely Leatherwork - Belt + Coin Purse

Introduction to Lovely Leatherwork - Belt + Coin Purse

Thu, 9 Jun 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Leather worker Ruth Pullan specialises in creating hand stitched bags and accessories using high quality British materials. Join her for this leatherwork workshop which will give you the basic skills needed for leatherwork....

£85

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Novice

4 spaces available

More Leatherwork - Make a Small Satchel Style Bag

More Leatherwork - Make a Small Satchel Style Bag

Fri, 10 Jun 2022

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Join leatherworker Ruth Pullan for an intensive day learning to make a small hand stitched satchel style leather bag - probably slightly larger than the one depicted but please note the slightly longer...

£85

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Intermediate

4 spaces available

Blacksmithing - Sculptural Flowers for the Garden

Blacksmithing - Sculptural Flowers for the Garden

Sun, 12 Jun 2022

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Forge your own gorgeous gifts on this hands-on day whether you are new to blacksmithing or want to try your hand at something different. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings forges and anvils and you...

£115

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Yarn Hooking - "Five Sheep" Picture

Yarn Hooking - "Five Sheep" Picture

Wed, 15 Jun 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a day hooking with Carole Rennison. This hooking workshop is a little different to traditional rag rug hooking.  You will be working on fine weave hessian, with a small hooking...

£85

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0 spaces available

Willow Handbag with Leather Handle

Willow Handbag with Leather Handle

Thu, 16 Jun 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop will guide you through the fascinating process of willow weaving and you will make a useful and pretty willow basket with leather handles. You will have a choice of different colours...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe

Sat, 18 Jun 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging - green (unseasoned) woodworking techniques. Join him for a wonderful day learning pole lathe turning. You will use ancient woodworking tools and techniques including...

£95

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All Levels

6 spaces available

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